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Software
NWP SAF Wind Processing Software
The wind processing software was developed in the context of the EUMETSAT Numerical Weather Prediction Satellite Application Facility (NWP SAF). Software was developed to process scatterometer data from ERS, SeaWinds and ASCAT scatterometers. It is currently used (in parts) by several users, including KNMI. Its wind products are displayed on the web in near real time.

More information on the other NWP SAF software and on the project consortium is available on the central NWP SAF web site (see related link, or click on the SAF logo).

The NWP SAF is a project by the Met Office (UK), ECMWF, Météo France and the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI).
SDP
The SeaWinds Data Processor, SDP version 2, is obtainable through the software request form on the NWP SAF scatterometer pages.
AWDP
The ASCAT Wind Data Processor, AWDP version 2, which is also capable of processing ERS scatterometer data, is obtainable through the software request form on the NWP SAF scatterometer pages.
OWDP
The Oceansat-2 OSCAT Wind Data Processor, OWDP version 1, is obtainable through the software request form on the NWP SAF scatterometer pages.

Please use the NWP SAF feedback form to report bugs or to ask questions about the NWP SAF and its deliverables.
Available documents
Verhoef, A., J. Vogelzang, J. Verspeek and A. Stoffelen, AWDP User Manual and Reference Guide, version 2.3
Document external project: 2014, NWPSAF-KN-UD-005, EUMETSAT, 2014.
Abstract (html)  Complete text (pdf: 715 KB)
Verhoef, A., J. Vogelzang, J. Verspeek and A. Stoffelen, OWDP User Manual and Reference Guide, version 1.1.01
Document external project: 2013, NWPSAF-KN-UD-006, EUMETSAT, 2013.
Abstract (html)  Complete text (pdf: 790 KB)
Vogelzang, J., J. de Kloe, M. Portabella, A. Stoffelen, A. Verhoef and J. Verspeek, SDP User Manual and Reference Guide version 2.1
Document external project: 2010, NWPSAF-KN-UD-002, EUMETSAT, 2010.
Abstract (html)  Complete text (pdf: 853 KB)
Further information
Please contact the KNMI scatterometer team.


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